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  • Delayed marriage may be test of patience Date: 15-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. My question is the following: I am 21 years old and single, my parents are looking for proposals for me since two years, but they have not come across anyone that suits me. Whenever they contact the opposite party and send my biodata, they do not reply. This has been happening for two years now. I feel.. More

  • Abstaining from marriage because one's parents want him to spend lavishly on his wedding Date: 11-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am 27 years old and my question is that my parents want me to get married and spend a lot money on my marriage because all they talk about is what the people will say if we have a low key wedding. Also, I do not have enough money to spend for marriage is it okay to stay single for the rest of my life? .. More

  • The ruling on whether poor parents are obliged to marry off their daughters Date: 9-1-2016

    Is it obligatory for parents to get their daughters married, even if they cannot afford it? Are they responsible for unmarried daughters if their right age of marriage has passed and the parents feel shy to ask any one's help in this regard; to find a partner for their daughters. Is it wrong as Allaah tells us in the Quran to always seek His help and.. More

  • How to treat lacking the financial ability to get married Date: 17-8-2015

    What is the Islamic ruling of the one who practices unlawful sexual intercourse knowing that he is a divorcee and does not find financial means to re-marry? .. More

  • He wants to marry but his parents refuse until he finds work Date: 22-7-2015

    Assalam o alaikumi do not talk to my parents because they are refusing to marry me because they say i am un-employed and they say first get a job but my need for marriage is very great and i am keeping continual fasts but i do not think i can regularly keep them as i become weak?Note that the can easily support me in marriage until i get a job but are.. More

  • One way to assist Muslims is through marriage Date: 10-3-2015

    Asalaam mu akaikum What is the reward for helping people to get married. I do it for reward from Allah swa but people are makeing remarks .. More

  • A widow may remain unmarried if she does not fear temptation Date: 12-2-2015

    Assalamualikum, I lost my husband 34 days back due to heart attack, i am praying for him ....i am praying that i should not get any feeling of sex and should be safe till i die ..but suddenly since two days i am feeling that i am getting a exotic dream ...i want to meet my husband in sha allah in jannat and dont want to get married here age is.. More

  • Repaying debt more important than marriage unless temptation feared Date: 8-11-2014

    If a person owes a loan, but at present he cannot pay it off, and he intends to pay it off as soon as he gets a job. Should this person get married and discuss this in the meeting? Or leave marriage till depts are paid of? .. More

  • Claiming the impermissibility of concluding a marriage contract or consummating marriage during sacred months Date: 21-9-2014

    Some people hold that it is impermissible to conclude a marriage contract or consummate marriage during the sacred months or on other specific times; does this claim have any basis in the sharia? Please, reply soon, because someone I know is planning to conclude his marriage contract within few days. .. More

  • If needed, one should not wait to get a job before getting married Date: 25-8-2014

    I have saved around 23000 dollars, quit my job as an IT project manager and I will migrate to Australia within 2 weeks as I don't have the right to remain in the country where I live currently (Saudi Arabia) permanently and the situation in my home country (Sudan) is very bad. This amount will allow me to stay there for 6 months. My question is,,,,should.. More

  • Curable illness should not prevent a woman from getting marriage Date: 21-8-2014

    As salamu alaikom. i do FEAR so much from marriage (bcz of my divorced parents, imtihans we gave so hard with my alcoholic father.. and some bad couples -even islamic ones- around..all got huge area in my memory since my childhood. i was even dreaming to get my job then living single and with educating an orphan girl with me!) i am student. but not.. More

  • Marriage is the best solution for a man who suffers from temptation of women Date: 27-3-2014

    Salamualaykum. I am single and 36 years old, and trying to be a practicing muslim according the manhaj of our salaf and al hamdulellah, I can say that if I were to marry someone in the future I would treat her well inshaAllah. At the same time I am struggling from the fitna of the women because I work in downtown Toronto. I find that it is not easy.. More

  • Abstaining from marriage for personal reasons Date: 23-3-2014

    Assalamu alaikum, Thank you very much for answering my questions. May Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala bless you for your kind efforts. I hope you don't mind me asking questions one after another. I am really scared about a lot of questions and you are answering many of them Alhamdulillah and helping me a lot. I am 21, male. For a personal reason I do not.. More

  • Love-based marriage vs normal marriage Date: 18-2-2014

    Salam walakum sir.. is love marriage in islam still counted as 50% of iman and given same preferences like a normal marriage.. i am not asking if love marriage is allowed or not .. but if its a love marriage is it giving sawab and importance as normal marriage ? .. More

  • Ruling on marriage if one fears masturbating Date: 15-2-2014

    In Shari'a, marriage is obligatory on someone when he fears committing zina. But what if someone was indulged in "istimna" in the past, managed to quit it, but still is worried that he might do it again some time, although in very rare occasions. Does this make marriage obligatory on him, even though he does not fear committing actual zina but only.. More